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Destruction: Hawthorn

This is a post for all of you would-be vampire hunters – you know who you are. We have mentioned in past posts the various means of destroying a vampire, and today I am going to go a little more in depth with one method – staking a vampire with a stake made of hawthorn….

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The Vampire Is Just Not That Into You

How many of you have seen and loved the movie ‘He’s Just Not That Into You’ (which was based on a book of the same title)? If you haven’t read or seen it, the book/movie was a lesson to women on the dating world and how men work. What does this have to do with…

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And You Thought Church Was Safe…

It’s time again for some vampire lore! Today’s vampire species hails from the Zemplin district of Czechoslovakia and it goes by the name of Nelapsi. Like most vampires this one feeds on human blood, but it doesn’t stop there, it also feeds on the blood of livestock. But when it’s not draining your family and…

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Is it a Vampire? Or a Vampyre?

When we submerse ourselves in everything that’s vampire related, we often find that the words “vampire” and “vampyre” are used interchangeably. But are these two things really one in the same? And if so, why the different spellings? I know that the very idea of vampires lends itself to interpretations of many different kinds but,…

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Twilight’s ‘Eclipse’ Will Be HUGE!

Good news Twilight fans, the third Twilight flick, Eclipse, will be on IMAX. Woo! Now you can see a five story high image of Edward’s pasty white sparkly body! Yea… anyway, according to Richie Fay, Summit Entertainment’s President of Domestic Theatrical Distribution, “Twilight moviegoers will have a whole new way to experience this next installment…

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Teaser Eclipse Poster!

New Moon isn’t even out of theaters yet and already fans are dying for just a glimpse of the next movie, Eclipse. The poster looks kind of cool, although I was secretly hoping for a blown-up poster of the vampires and werewolves shaking hands (or somehow other showing their signs of newly found brotherhood.) Instead…

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A Vicious Chinese Vampire

Via our Twitter page we asked you, our faithful readers, what you would like us to write about here, and a few of you asked for stories about Asian vampires. Now, if you are a long time reader you know that we have done quite a few Asian vampires posts, but even so I’ll give…

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Vetala; possessing dead bodies!

The vetala is another vampire of India. The vetala are a class of demons in Hindu mythology that have the power to enter the bodies of human or animal corpses and reanimate them. They can enter living victims as well, and manipulate them as they please. Generally, though, the vetala stick to inhabiting the bodies…

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Will Breaking Dawn Be Two Movies?

I was sort of wondering how they were going to shoot Breaking Dawn, the fourth installment of the Twilight saga. There’s so much that happens in it, I was wondering how they were going to edit it so that it wasn’t eight hours long and we still didn’t miss any of the vital parts –…

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Brad Pitt Has Returned to the Vampire World

So good news vampire fans, it looks like Brad Pitt and the makers of the Twilight movies, Summit Entertainment, are in the process of making another vampire flick for us to sink our hungry fangs into. The incredible Brad Pitt is set to produce a new film called Vlad, which tells the story of the…

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The Silver Kiss

On my most recent trip to the book store I saw that the older but well-known teenage vampire novel, The Silver Kiss, was back on the display shelves with a brand new cover. Not only that, but it appears a lot of old vampire books are getting reprinted and shipped to bookstores. Hurray for this…

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What the heck is a vampire, anyway?

  All this talk about vampires, but what the heck is a vampire anyway? The definition has changed so much over time, that what once was considered a vampire is now called something else. The original European vampires were more like what we would call zombies today. Vampires have been based on demons and ghoulish…

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